Fairly new here and perhaps this is a topic that has been discussed to death in the past. Brought to mind by some recent posts regarding Zinc Bistro on he Southwest board as well as by somewhat recent posts regarding the Original Pancake House (Pancake Nazis) that is located in Scottsdale.
At what point does it simply become too much for you to take in order to enjoy the food you like? If the service is somewhat surly or indifferent will you tolerate it in order to enjoy a first class dinner? Is the service as important to you as the food you are eating. Where do you draw the line?